Nancy Parks Taylor, 89, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.
She was a faithful member of Broad Street United Methodist Church and the Rodgers Sunday School class. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and a former member of the Cherokee Garden Club, Cleveland/Athens Cotillion and American Cancer Society. She was also a member of the Golden Girls and the Mixers Ladies Lunch Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Robert “Bobby” Taylor; parents, Willard Julian and Lucille Matthews Parks; brother, Julian Parks; and sister, Frances Fillauer.
Survivors include her children: Scott Taylor and wife, Sharon, and Linda Burns and husband, Gerald; grandchildren: Ashley Burns Meagher and husband, Jim, Brandon Taylor Burns and wife, Maggie, Clinton Robert Taylor and Thomas Clarke Taylor; great-grandchildren: Burns Meagher, Reece Meagher, Maizie and Emma Gillespie; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers: Donna and Jack Payton, Kim Thompson, Dorothy King; and caregivers from Helping Hands.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Broad Street United Methodist Church with the Revs. Randy Martin and Debbie Stokes officiating.
Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Julian Sullivan, Terry Buckner, Steve Harbison, Brandon Burns, Jim Meagher, Keith Fillauer, Jim Parks, Allan Jones, Lamar McKenzie, Dr. Paul Bacon, Clint and Clarke Taylor. The Rodgers Sunday class will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to: Broad Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Cleveland, TN 37323-003 or the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Taylor family guest book at www.fikefh.com
Fike Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.